USB Drive not showing up correctly in 8.1 (works in 7.3)
wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Jan 16 18:15:55 UTC 2011
On Sat, 15 Jan 2011, perryh at pluto.rain.com wrote:
> Jerahmy Pocott <quakenet1 at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
>> I have a USB Drive that was working fine under 7.3, but since
>> updating to 8.1 no longer has the correct /dev entries. Under
>> 7.3 it was da0s1, in 8.1 there is now only da0 and da0a, which
>> shouldn't exist...
da0s1 is MBR, da0a is "dangerously dedicated". I would not expect
differences between 7 and 8 USB to show that on an existing drive. If
the drive was reworked during the 7-to-8 upgrade--maybe with "bsdlabel
auto"--that would be a more likely explanation.
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